29 May 2009
Daily Chat 29/05/09
On this day in 1660, Charles II was restored to the throne. In 1913, Igor Stravinsky's Rite of Spring debutted in Paris, provoking riots. In 1953, Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mt. Everest. The Heysel Stadium disaster occurred on this day in 1985. Celebrating birthdays: Danny Elfman, Annette Bening, Rupert Everett, Melissa Ethridge, Noel Gallagher (I forget - is he the ½ sane one?), Massimo Ambrosini and Andrei Arshavin. It's Democracy Day in Nigeria. It used to be Oak Apple Day in England.